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February 18, 2018   Ali   Events, Images Be first to comment

Another 1,000 images have been added to the gallery from events Nicole attended in 2006. Enjoy!

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February 15, 2018   Ali   Videos Be first to comment

Celebrities caught up with Vogue to talk about the show and their early Calvin Klein memories.

February 14, 2018   Ali   Images Be first to comment

Three beautiful portraits taken of Nicole at the Calvin Klein show last night!

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February 14, 2018   Ali   Big Little Lies, Co-Stars Be first to comment

There are a lot of reasons Nicole Kidman and Laura Dern are looking forward to shooting the second season of their hit drama Big Little Lies — but the addition of Meryl Streep to the already star-studded cast is definitely at the top of the list.

ET caught up with Kidman and Dern at the Calvin Klein Fall 2018 runway show at New York Fashion Week on Tuesday night, and the actresses couldn’t help but fangirl a bit about their new co-star.

“It’s amazing!” Dern exclaimed. “When I tell anyone in my life that Meryl Streep is joining us, it’s incredible!”

It was announced in January that the three-time Oscar winner would be joining the show for their upcoming season, playing Mary Louise Wright, mother of the deceased Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgard) and mother-in-law to Kidman’s Celeste Wright.

While Dern joked that she felt as if everyone involved in making the show “worked very hard to beg her,” Kidman said it didn’t take that much convincing to get Streep to sign on.

“Reese and I were just [thinking], ‘She would be so amazing in the role!'” Kidman recalled, admitting however that, at first, “We didn’t think we’d get her.”

“It was written for her and we wanted her,” the Lion star said, adding that the whole cast “greatly appreciate” the acclaimed actress’ support and faith.

“It really is her standing up and going, ‘I support you as women, and I believe in you.’ I think that’s a big statement from her,” Kidman said of Steep’s decision to take on the project.

“We’re determined to give her an extraordinary experience,” Kidman added. “She’s had a lot of experiences so we just want to make it fun for her and vibrant and exciting.”

Production has not yet begun on the second season of the acclaimed HBO drama, which is expected to premiere sometime in 2019.


February 6, 2018   Ali   Events, Images Be first to comment

I have had fun collecting and sorting pictures from events Nicole attended in 2007 and adding them to our gallery. Enjoy!

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February 1, 2018   Ali   Articles & Interviews Be first to comment

The Hollywood Reporter shares that Nicole & Meryl Streep are working together to support the Writers Lab.

She is joining Meryl Streep in funding the program, which assists women screenwriters over 40, first established in 2015.

Nicole Kidman is lending her support to The Writers Lab, which supports women screenwriters over 40 by providing mentoring from leading filmmakers.

The Writers Lab was launched in 2015, with funding from Meryl Streep, who has continued to provide support every year since its inception. Kidman follows the example of past supporters, such as Oprah Winfrey, who have matched Streep’s donation.

It was also recently announced that Streep will be joining Kidman for the second season of HBO’s Big Little Lies.

The writing program was established by New York Women in Film and Television and IRIS, which champions female voices in fictional narrative film, in collaboration with the Writers Guild of America East.

The Writers Lab 2018, to be held Sept. 25-29, will see a group of female screenwriters take part in a four-day script-development retreat with mentors Pamela Gray, Mary Jane Skalski and Pat Verducci scheduled to participate.

At the recent Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she picked up a trophy for her performance in Big Little Lies, Kidman hailed opportunities for actresses over 40 and urged the industry to welcome more of them. In deciding to support The Writers Lab, she said, “What a wonderful idea — a space for women to work with one another to develop the stories they want to tell. I’m a fan already.”

“We are beyond thrilled to have Nicole Kidman join Meryl Streep in supporting The Writers Lab,” Terry Lawler, executive director of New York Women in Film and Television, said in a statement. “She is truly a champion of women storytellers and has particularly been an outspoken advocate for women over 40. At this critical moment for women in the industry, it is heartening to see powerhouses like Meryl and Nicole take decisive action to combat both ageism and sexism by helping to provide a platform for these voices to be heard. It is an honor to have her support.”

“This is how change happens,” IRIS’ Nitza Wilon commented. “When extraordinary women — and Nicole Kidman is clearly an exceptional activist as well as an exceptional actor — use their power, they can shift the entire culture. We are euphoric that such superlative women support our work.”

Applications for the 2018 Lab are available now through Feb. 28 and can be found at Submissions must be feature-length, fictional narrative scripts of any genre written in English by women over the age of 40. The Lab announced earlier this year that it has expanded its scope to include international submissions. The selected screenwriters will be announced on Aug. 1.

January 30, 2018   Ali   Videos Be first to comment

Vanity Fair shares this video of Nicole eating bugs … something I never thought I would see.

Nicole Kidman shows off her secret talent – eating bugs!

I thought this was a fun little article where author Liane Moriarty got Nicole’s help to convince Meryl to join Big Little Lies.

Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty has revealed how Oscar-winner Meryl Streep joined the cast of the hit drama’s second series.

Sydney-based Moriarty said she wrote the role — of Nicole Kidman’s mother-in-law, Mary Louise Wright — with Streep in mind, and Kidman played a huge role in securing the Hollywood icon.

“I was about half way through (writing) and I was talking to the producers and I said, I’ve got this role of Perry’s mother and … not quite believing my own audacity, I’d like Meryl to play this character,” Moriarty said.

“And the producers were laughing at me because they were saying ‘you’ve become so Hollywood’ … as in, picking up the phone and saying, ‘get me Meryl.’”

“They were teasing me … but then they were saying, it’s not beyond the realm of possibilities because Nicole and Meryl are friends,” Moriarty said.

The Australian author — who penned the book Big Little Lies on which the HBO series was based — named the character “Mary Louise” after Streep (it’s her real name) and said Kidman was instrumental to Streep joining the cast.

“Nicole sent me an email saying, ‘ask and you shall receive,’” Moriarty said.

Moriarty said Streep’s character was a “significant role”. Mary Louise (Streep) is the mother of Perry (Alexander Skarsgard), who was married to Celeste (Kidman), and was murdered at the end of season one.

“She deeply loved her son … as much as any mother can love her son,” Moriarty said, adding Streep’s character was “deeply grieving” .

“She had a slightly fraught relationship with her daughter-in-law, so it’s a very complicated, difficult time.

“When I was writing it, I was calling her ‘Meryl’. But then I thought Meryl didn’t suit the character.

“So I looked up to see what Meryl’s middle name was and then I saw that, actually, her real name is Mary Louise. And Mary Louise fits the character perfectly.”

Moriarty said she wrote a 50,000 manuscript — about “half a novel” — as an outline for the second series of Big Little Lies, and executive producer and writer David E Kelley is penning the scripts.

“I wrote it (the outline ) especially for the show, so it doesn’t follow on from my novel,” Moriarty said. “It’s in his hands now. I’ve been happy to hand it over.”

This week, Kidman won a Screen Actors Guild award for her role as abused housewife Celeste, after winning a Golden Globe earlier this month.

“She is already preparing … asking me further questions about the role of Celeste for season two,” Moriarty said.

“You can see why she wins the awards because of all the work that goes into it.

“I have absolute confidence that anybody who said, ‘I don’t think we need a season two’, will change their mind when they see it.”

HBO previously announced that “most” of the cast from season one would return for the seven-episode second season, including Kidman and Reese Witherspoon as executive producers.

The cast have reportedly been given massive pay rises, with Kidman and Witherspoon expected to pocket $1.2 million per episode (up from $310,000 and $435,000 per show in the first season).

Zoe Kravitz, who was paid $470,000 for the first season, will now earn $3.7 million for her role as hippy Bonnie Carlson.

Production on the second season is due to begin in March and the series will air in 2019.


January 25, 2018   Ali   Images, Magazines Be first to comment

I have added a beautiful outtake and an image of Nicole from her Vanity Fair shoot to our gallery. I always love these beautiful portraits!

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